Anna Claire Vollers reports on family policy and working parents for Reckon News.
She has more than 17 years of experience reporting throughout the South. For Reckon, she often writes about reproductive and maternal health, child care access, healthcare policy and rural communities. Her work also appears on AL.com, the largest news site in Alabama.
Awards include the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Feature Writing from the Society of Professional Journalists and Story of the Year from the Alabama Associated Press Media Editors. Most recently, the Solutions Journalism Network awarded her a 2022 health equity grant to support her work covering midwifery in the South.
Before coming to Reckon, Anna Claire worked as an investigative reporter for AL.com, where she reported on Alabama’s maternal health crisis, unregulated day cares and teen boot camps, sexual harassment by politicians and workplace reforms.
Anna Claire lives in Alabama with her husband, their three children and a menagerie of pets.